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Honorary Patron Mr Robert Gower



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Robert Gower, Honorary Patron

Who's Who and our Contact Details

Pictured left and seated at the organ of All Saints Oakham, the Association Honorary Patron, Mr. Robert Gower MA, FRCO (Chm), LRAM, ARCM, FRSA. A recitalist, with extensive experience in broadcasting and recording, Mr. Gower is also a specialist in liturgical accompaniment, a writer of hymn tunes and has produced many arrangements.

He is the editor of collections of repertoire (both for recitals and teaching) with Novello & OUP, spotlighting the English 20th century Romantic repertoire. Mr. Gower is Chairman of Gerald Finzi and Percy Whitlock charitable trusts and an examiner for RCO and ABRSM.

Association Chairman Fergus Black MA, MBA, ARCO, seated at the organ of St John's Stamford. He is a pianist, conductor, teacher and organist, based in Peterborough and working across Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northants, Rutland, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Leicestershire.

Fergus has extensive teaching experience, and has trained both children and adults for competition, music exams, auditions, school and college music entrance exams, and concert performances.

Contact Fergus here.

Association Secretary:
John Mullen

Association Treasurer:
John Saunders

Association Webmaster:
Peter Davies

Other committee members are: James Bowstead, Fr. Bruce Burbidge and William Craven.

If you wish to join the Association, please email our Secretary with your name, phone number, postal and email addresses.

John will then contact you to arrange details necessary for paying your subscription (currently £20 per year for the main member, Spouse/partner and Junior Membership is £10 a year). Subscriptions fall due at the AGM.

Membership will bring you into friendly contact with other organists in the area and give you the opportunity to play other instruments and hear them demonstrated.

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